Fyle Chapter 5

Fyle Chapter 5 - -Bantu and Arabic 7 Where does the...

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Fyle Chapter 5 1. Who were the earliest inhabitants of east Africa? -The Cushitic Peoples 2. By what other name are they known and where did they spread? -Nilotic and Bantu peoples- moved southwards 3. What is the function of the age-set unit? -Young men were initiated into adulthood 4. Which states did Lwoo dynasties create? -Bunyoro, Buganda, Rwanda and Burndi 5. What did Bantu use of iron enable? -Assisted in providing tools to cut down the forest so grassland conditions could exist 6. What is the basis of Swahili culture and language?
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Unformatted text preview: -Bantu and Arabic 7. Where does the earliest information on coastal societies in east Africa come from?-Early Greek trade document of about 100 AD called Periplus of the Erythrean Sea 8. What is the most “talked about feature of east African coastal culture”?-Trade between the Arabic world and India 9. Name “one important feature of Swahili culture”?-Matrilineal transfer of power 10. What, if anything, did you find confusing in the reading?- I did not find anything confusing....
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